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Hot Dog Charlie's

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150 Columbia Tpke, Rensselaer, NY 12144-3522
+1 518-462-3505
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“lunch” (2 reviews)
“french fries” (2 reviews)
“chilli” (2 reviews)
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150 Columbia Tpke, Rensselaer, NY 12144-3522
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Reviewed October 20, 2017

fixings are great, sauce is the best (dog quality is ok) the fish fry is great(sometimes a bit old) but, I always have one just hope its fresh I guess you could ask.

Thank tilefish
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

This place is an old standby offering burgers, fish fries, French fries,shakes, and best of all little hot dogs. Those baby dogs with mustard and meat or hot sauce are still the big draw. Order up four to six with a soda or chocolate milk...More

Thank Rich M
Reviewed April 28, 2017

It's a local non-chain hot dog and burger place! My friend got 10 mini-dogs with mustard. I got six fully loaded - mustard, onions and chili. Awesome taste. My friend said these are the same behind the counter-guys that have been here the last year....More

Thank Bob F
Reviewed November 11, 2015

As a rule I get 6 with the works and never have had a complaint yet.I used to go to the one in cohoes but this one is near my work. always a great lunch.

Thank P E
Reviewed June 29, 2015

A local favorite, sabrets, and mini dogs with chili. Multiple locations, ans an extensive menu with fish frys, french fries, burgers, shakes.

Thank Henry B
Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

Hot dog was ice cold with soggy bun. I ordered thrre minis and got one large instead. The meat sauce was too thick and looked more like paste. Definitely not appetizing

Thank Malerie A
Reviewed May 22, 2014

My mom grew up in Troy and Cohoes and raved about Hot Dog Charlies and Ted's Fish Fry and I had a few memorable occasions to try them when i was young. For this past year, I often would pick up my son at the...More

Thank 02racquetballer
Reviewed August 29, 2013

I grew up in the area and had a long-time love affair with Hot Dog Charlies. My Dad grew up near Troy and he introduced me to the century long battle for supremecy between Hpt Dog Charlies and Famous Lunch in Downtown Troy. He was...More

1  Thank RM234
Reviewed February 24, 2013

The story here is pretty simple,...are you looking for a fine dining experience, then go anywhere else. Are you looking fo a GREAT hot dog and shake,...don't move a damned inch!!

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Reviewed March 2, 2009

Food is fine but store need upgrade.

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  • Address: 150 Columbia Tpke, Rensselaer, NY 12144-3522
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Rensselaer
  • Phone Number: +1 518-462-3505
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